- Cage-free plan draws criticism. BURNHAM, T. J. // Western Farmer-Stockman;Aug2011, Vol. 134 Issue 8, p21
The article reports on the concerns by the egg producers on Initiative 1130 which would ban cages for hens in the U.S.
- Avian flu risk still high for the East. VOGEL, JOHN // American Agriculturist (0161-8237);Sep2015, Vol. 212 Issue 9, p15
The article focuses on the risks associated with pathogenic avian influenza and presents suggestions on preventing it.
- Putting the Chicken Before the Egg. // Natural Life;Nov/Dec2007, Issue 118, p38
The article reports that about 98 percent of Canada's 26 million egg-laying hens are raised in small wire cages stacked in tiers. This egg producing method geared to economics, rather than the health of either the chickens or the eggs' consumers. Caged laying hens usually have part of their...
- Hens to stay in their cages. Ministers bow to industry tactics. Oogjes, Glenys // Animals Today;2000, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p8
Reports on the failure of the Agriculture ministers of the various states and territories in Australia to set a phase out date for the use of hen cages. Statistics on public opinion on the caging of hens; Living conditions of hens as important factor in egg-purchase decision of consumers;...
- Free-range systems challenged in national media. Clarke, Philip // Poultry World;Dec2013, Vol. 168 Issue 12, p6
The article reports on the challenge posed by the national media on free-range egg production in Great Britain amid suggestions that birds kept in enriched cages have a better life than those with access to the outdoors. A Bristol University research shows that birds in enriched cages suffer...
- Changing Perception of Avian Influenza Risk, Hong Kong, 2006-2010. Liao, Qiuyan; Cowling, Benjamin J.; Tak Lam, Wing; Fielding, Richard // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Dec2011, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p2379
The article presents the results of a telephone survey of avian influenza risk in Hong Kong, China from 2006 to 2010. The objective of the survey is to assess the relationship between a decline in live poultry supply and avian influenza risk perceptions and protective hygiene behavior. A total...
- Outlook and Assumptions: Alternative Scenarios. // Philippines Country Monitor;Nov2011, p4
The article presents several alternative scenarios that may occur in the Philippines which includes the threat on the exports and overall growth of the country, the negative effect of high energy prices, and the adverse effect of the avian flu outbreak in the tourism of the country.
- WHAT WE KNOW SO FAR. // Farm Futures;Jul/Aug2015, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p35
The article talks about the bird flu which has been found in the Pacific, Central and Mississippi flyways which has been spread from wild birds to commercial poultry and backyard flocks, the main reason of which seem to be the wild birds along with insufficient biosecurity practices.
- Avian influenza kills over 46 million birds nationwide. Carrico, Jennifer // High Plains Journal;6/15/2015, Vol. 133 Issue 24, p1B
The article discusses the spread of avian influenza epidemic among the poultry animals in the U.S. and mentions the number of birds euthanized the spread of the disease and the remedial measures carried out by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.